26th August 2019

Roadside grass cutting season is underway

17th May 2019 0
Grass-cutting season is here and Somerset County Council will again be cutting more than 9,400km of roadside verge to help keep drivers safe – that’s the distance from Taunton to Sao Paulo. Somerset County Council […]

Green shoots as Somerset recovers

16th May 2019 0
A series of environmentally-friendly initiatives and an end to cuts to frontline services were among the plans outlined in a speech at Somerset County Council’s annual meeting today. Council Leader David Fothergill outlined a series […]

Taunton crews called to skip ‘well alight‘

15th May 2019 0
Two fire appliances from Taunton were immediately mobilised following a call from a member of the public reporting a fire in a large skip in Thornfalcon at 18:08 this evening (Wednesday). On arrival, the incident […]

How’s your smile?

15th May 2019 0
‘National Smile Month’ starts this week – and Somerset County Council is joining the national campaign for better oral health after figures reveal almost one fifth of Somerset’s five-year olds (19%) have decayed, missing or […]

Cabinet backs new approach for young carers support

14th May 2019 0
A new approach that aims to expand and improve support for young carers was approved by Somerset County Council’s Cabinet yesterday. The plans, which have been drawn-up following meetings with young carers, were approved unanimously. […]

Weavers Arms development complete

10th May 2019 0
Somerset West and Taunton Council has completed the development of 26 new affordable homes at Rockwell Green, Wellington. The £3.6m scheme to regenerate the area included demolition of the Weavers Arms public house, the adjacent […]

New Arts Council England Grant for The Brewhouse

10th May 2019 0
The renaissance Taunton’s Brewhouse Theatre and Arts Centre continues, with new investment from Arts Council England.  Taunton Theatre Association (TTA), responsible for reviving The Brewhouse, delivered over 1,000 events and 71,500 visitors last year.  Now, […]
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